S.2249 - Northern Border Economic Development Commission Act of 2007110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Snowe, Olympia J. [R-ME] (Introduced 10/26/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Environment and Public Works|
|Latest Action:||10/26/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Environment and Public Works.|
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Summary: S.2249 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (10/26/2007)
Northern Border Economic Development Commission Act of 2007 - Establishes the Northern Border Economic Development Commission, having a region of specified counties in Maine, New Hampshire, New York, and Vermont, to develop plans and programs and to approve grants for the economic development of the region. Requires each such state to submit a development plan for the area of the region represented by such state. Outlines program development criteria, and provides for the approval of development plans and projects.
Requires as a Commission goal to address economic distress along the northern border of the United States east of, and including, Cayuga County, New York, especially in rural areas.